Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Little Hadham, Hertfordshire, S Cecilia (GF;T), 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] TL446227
21.4 NNW Albury, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 13-2-25 (697 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TL435247
32.1 SSW Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 8, 9-3-27 (508 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TL430196
42.5 ENE Farnham, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in A♭. TL481247
52.6 ESE Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, S Michael (S;T), 10, 16-3-15 (858 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] TL486213
63 SE Thorley, Hertfordshire, S James Gt, 6, 8-2-1 (432 kg) in A. [website] TL475188
73.1 W Standon, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 6, 12-2-20 (644 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TL396222
83.4 NNW Furneux Pelham, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TL431279
93.5 WNW Braughing, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Wed (with exceptions). [website] TL396251
103.7 NE Manuden, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 9-2-14 (489 kg) in G. Tue. TL490266
114.5 ESE Great Hallingbury, Essex, S Giles, 5, 10-2-15 (540 kg) in G. TL511196
124.7 E Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, S Mary V, 8, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. TL520241
134.7 SSW Widford, Hertfordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-0-25 (367 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TL413158
145.1 N Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TL433308
155.1 NNW Great Hormead, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Tue (exc Summer). [website] TL399295
165.5 SSE Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, Great S Mary (S), 8, 24-0-12 (1225 kg) in D. Mon. [website] TL484148
175.5 WNW Westmill, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 6-2-19 (339 kg) in A. 4th (8-1-3) is heavier than tenor. Wed (see tower website). [website] TL369271
185.7 W Great Munden, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-0-1 (458 kg) in G♯. [website] TL355241
195.9 NNE Clavering, Essex, S Mary & S Clement, 6, 9-0-13 (463 kg) in G. TL470318
206.4 NNE Rickling, Essex, All Saints, 5, 5-1-18 (275 kg) in A. TL498315
216.4 WSW Thundridge, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 5. TL358171
226.4 SSW Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, S Dunstan (T), 8, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in F. [website] TL418127
236.5 ESE Bush End, Essex, S John Ev, 3, 2-1-19 (123 kg) in F♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. TL547200
246.6 NW Buntingford, Hertfordshire, S Bartholomew, Layston, 3 U/R, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in G. One or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. TL369301
256.7 WNW Aspenden, Hertfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 9-3-7 (498 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] TL353283
266.7 SE Hatfield Heath, Essex, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 4-1-21 (225 kg) in E♭. TL522149
276.8 E Takeley, Essex, Holy Trinity (T), 4, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 2-5 of 8. TL555216
286.8 NNW Anstey, Hertfordshire, S George (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Rung from chancel; not well in tune. Tue. [website] TL404328
296.9 S Eastwick, Hertfordshire, S Botolph (GF), 3, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. TL433116
306.9 W Little Munden, Hertfordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in F♯. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] TL334218
317.1 ENE Henham, Essex, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 8-2-2 (433 kg) in A♭. Thu. TL544285
327.1 WSW Sacombe, Hertfordshire, S Catherine, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TL335193
337.3 ESE Hatfield Broad Oak, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 17-1-15 (883 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. TL546166
347.3 SSE Harlow, Essex, S Mary & S Hugh, 8, 18-1-13 (933 kg) in E. TL482114
357.4 NNE Wicken Bonhunt, Essex, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 13-3-14 (705 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1,7,8 of 8. TL498333
367.6 SW Ware, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (S;T), 8, 21-3-16 (1112 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TL356144
377.7 NNE Arkesden, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 5-2-19 (288 kg) in G. Wed 20:30. TL482346
387.8 N Langley, Essex, S John Ev (GF), 4 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in sequence: 1,4,2,3; tuning: (approx) 1,2,4,5 of 5. TL442352
397.8 SW Great Amwell, Hertfordshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 6-3-24 (354 kg) in B♭. Thu (not always: check). [website] TL371125
408.1 SSW Roydon, Essex, S Peter (T), 6, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in G♯. Thu 20:30. TL407102
418.3 SE Matching, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-3-5 (396 kg) in G. Thu. TL525119
428.3 S Netteswell, Essex, Community Learning Centre (GF), 3 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A. Former church of S Andrew; unringable. TL456093
438.5 NE Newport, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 14-2-17 (744 kg) in F. Thu. TL520341
448.6 S Great Parndon, Essex, S Mary (T), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in G. Tue. TL432089
458.7 ENE Broxted, Essex, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable. TL578273
468.9 NNW Barkway, Hertfordshire, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 14-2-3 (738 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TL382356
478.9 WNW Cottered, Hertfordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9-1-14 (476 kg) in F. [website] TL317292
489 WNW Ardeley, Hertfordshire, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. [website] TL308271
499 S Harlow Common, Essex, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in G. Rung from porch. Thu. TL472084
509.2 WSW Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire, S Andrew & S Mary (T), 8, 13-2-9 (690 kg) in F. [website] TL302188